Pregnancy can be a tough time for everyone, especially the mothers. Everyone is giving different advice, tips, tricks and what not. It can sometimes get a little overwhelming too. But you have nothing to worry about because we have compiled a list of 10 books to read while pregnant. These 10 books will help you through all the ups and downs on this path of pregnancy. These are highly recommended books for pregnant women.
Author:– Dr. Alexandra Sacks, Dr. Catherine Birndorf
America’s top two reproductive psychiatrists came together and wrote this book. This book not only focuses on physical changes but also the effects it has on the mother’s mind. It also introduced us to “Matrescence” which is the birth of a mother. Mothers who are and get easily panicked should definitely read this book.
Author:– Heidi Murkoff
This book is so good there is a movie made on it! This book is a month by month guide to pregnancy. All the questions you have are all answered in an easy to read manner. Advice to dads is also incorporated in this book. Its has workouts, dietary dos and don’ts and nutrition facts all compiled in one place.
Author:- Emily Oster
This book is an oversimplified guide to pregnancy. Every frightening myth is busted in this book. This book was written only after doing extensive research. Every fact stated has an evidence to prove it. Recommended for any new parent to be. This book covers everything from conception to delivery. It is a great book to gain perspective and reason.
Author:– Heidi Murkoff
A guide for the first year of parenting. This book tells you everything you need to know right from the delivery to a year. This book has all the answers to your basic needs. The answers to questions like screen time impact and parent’s attachment are all mentioned in this book. Parenting can be scary especially when it is the first time. This book will guide you from the start.
Author:-M.D. Hakakha, Michele, M.D. Brown, Ari
Expecting 411 is a smart, refreshing and most importantly free of paranoia book. It has a conversational tone, which makes it easy to read. This book is also funny which helps de stressing the mother. Written by some great doctors this book will surely help you.
This book will also help you keep your mind at ease.
Author:- Susan Magee, Kara Nakisbendi M.D. (Contributor)
This book believes in “less is best” and gives bites sized chunks of knowledge. It contains practical tips and useful advice approved by doctors. This book takes a week by week approach to pregnancy. It also has anecdotes from real moms who have been through all this. It is factual and is without any scaremongering like other books.
Author:- Carley Roney
It is a comprehensive guide containing advice from real moms who have seen it all. Featuring tips and tricks for every new to-be mom. This book also has many fun activities. It has a birth plan checklist, kick count tracker and tips on maternity wardrobe. It is in an easy to read format and is very entertaining.
Author:- Darell Spice
This book is a much-needed guide for first time moms. The author covers each trimester and explains each of them in a detailed way. The book has a good layout and is well written.
Author:- Michael Broder
This book provides the answers to lifestyle issues faced by pregnant woman. This book separates fact from fiction on various topics. Your questions on pets and drinking are all solved here.
Author:– Ina May Gaskin
Written from the writers thirty plus years of experience this book wont let you down. It is filled with inspiring birth stories and practical advice. This book helps you get into the right mindset for child birth.
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